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Idl Family History

Idl Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ida, Ide, Idle, Ridl, Ill, Idol, Gill, Im, Kiel, Gal

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Where is the Idl family from?

You can see how Idl families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Idl family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Idl families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 3 Idl families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Idl's in USA. New York had the highest population of Idl families in 1880.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Idl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 216 census records available for the last name Idl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Idl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Idl. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 16 military records available for the last name Idl. For the veterans among your Idl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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